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New York’s New Payroll Law Ensures Employee Wages Aren’t Subjected to Hidden Fees

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Why does it cost so much to access your money at an ATM? The short answer: because you don’t have another option. ATMs are everywhere – NerdWallet reported about 175,000 bank and credit union ATMs nationwide – because they’re functional. Between credit cards, debit cards, and apps like PayPal and Venmo, it’s easy to get by without cash these days. But when you do need to get cash (good luck tipping a bartender with Venmo), the ATM fees will get you.

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This Subreddit is Here to Help You Cancel the Cable Bill for Good

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One of the biggest trends in personal finance is the rise of those who are seeking to cancel the cable bill and become “cordcutters” – a TV viewer who saves money by “cutting the cord” on cable TV. Online streaming video services like Netflix and Amazon Prime have made it easier for people to see their favorite shows and movies without a cable TV or satellite subscription, but there are more nuances to becoming a cordcutter than just canceling cable. Many have concerns about finally making the commitment to cut the cord, such as how to access live sports broadcasts, or what kind of technical savvy is needed, that prevent them from taking the leap.

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New Report Finds That Customers Don’t Stick to Meal Subscription Plans

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The first time I got a Blue Apron meal subscription mailing offering the equivalent of three free meals to start their service, I was shocked. They wanted to mail me three fresh, restaurant-quality meals for nothing and then let me cancel with no repercussions? I looked through the fine print and the meal subscription cancellation process but couldn’t find any tricks or loopholes. How could this business strategy possibly work out for them?

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Canceling the Cable Bill: Why More People Don’t Opt to Stream

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One of the biggest trends in entertainment and media during the past few years is the rise of “cord cutting” – canceling the cable bill. More people are cutting the cord to their cable bills and switching exclusively to streaming content; instead of watching cable TV, they’re opting for Netflix, Amazon Prime, Sling TV and other online content streaming apps.

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